Tag Archives: Health

College of Medicine and Health Science Commences Post-Graduate Program

The number of health professionals in Eritrea is increasing double fold

Orotta College of Medicine and Health Sciences hosted inaugural ceremony for re-launching of Post-Graduate Specialty Training Program in Clinical Medicine (Residency Program) in Pediatrics & Child Health; Obstetrics and Gynecology.

BY SHABAIT

The College of Medicine and Health Science reported that it has finalized preparation to commence post graduate studies. The report was made at a lunching ceremony conducted today, 25 January, at the Asmara Palace Hotel in the presence of Ms. Amina Nurhussen, Minister of Health, Presidential Adviser Mr. Yemane Gebreab and experts from the Buffet Foundation. Continue reading College of Medicine and Health Science Commences Post-Graduate Program

China, WHO Eritrea Held Collaboration Meeting

WHO Eritrea and the Chinese Embassy held collaboration meeting on health development support to Eritrea.

BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

WHO Representative to Eritrea, Dr Martins Ovberdjo and Chinese Ambassador to the State of Eritrea, Mr Yang Zigang, held a collaboration meeting on health development support to the state of Eritrea. Continue reading China, WHO Eritrea Held Collaboration Meeting

Eritrea on its Way to Eradicate Malaria

Eritrea has been selected to be one of the 35 countries worldwide that is likely to eliminate malaria by 2030.

The endpoint: A Malaria Free Eritrea.

BY RANDA OSMAN | SHABAIT

Eritrea officially entered the elimination phase of the global malaria control program in the year 2018 and is determined to achieve eradication of the parasitical disease in the country by the year 2030. Continue reading Eritrea on its Way to Eradicate Malaria

Perspectives of Prominent UN Officials on the Annual EPI Meeting Held in Eritrea

Eritrea has high performance on immunization coverage and well-developed chain of vaccine management systems. These are best practices that other countries can learn from.

Participants speak at the Annual EPI (Expanded Program on Immunization) Managers Meeting for East and Southern African Countries.

BY ASMAIT FUTSUMBRHAN | ERITREA PROFILE

Immunization prevents illness, disability and death from vaccine-preventable diseases. As Africa made improvements regarding immunization, Eritrea has been applauded for its effective 95% immunization coverage throughout the country. Continue reading Perspectives of Prominent UN Officials on the Annual EPI Meeting Held in Eritrea

Annual EPI Managers Meeting Opened in Asmara

“Eritrea’s expanded program on Immunization is already a robust one and among the best in the region” – Ms. Susan Ngongi, UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative to Eritrea.

Over 200 participants from over 20 countries are participating in the annual WHO / UNICEF EPI (Expanded Program for Immunization) managers’ meeting for East and Southern African countries (ESA) here in the capital Asmara.

BY SHABAIT

A three-day annual conference of East and Southern African countries EPI (Expanded Program for Immunization) Managers opened today, 18 March at Asmara Palace Hotel.

The conference is attended by Immunization Program Managers from 20 Eastern and Southern African countries and delegations of various international organizations and research institutions. Continue reading Annual EPI Managers Meeting Opened in Asmara

Towards Achieving Health Security: Eritrea Launches a National Health Policy

The Government of Eritrea has made its health policy reviews in 2019 and renewed its 2010 National Health Policy (NHP-2010) to accelerate health security in the country.

BY HABTOM TESFAMICHAEL | SHABAIT

The vision of the Eritrean Government as stated in the Macro-Policy and the Charter of the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) is to achieve rapid, balanced, home grown and sustainable economic growth with social equity and justice, anchored on the principle of self-reliance. The same vision is further reinforced in the Eritrea National Indicative Development Plan 2014 – 2018. Continue reading Towards Achieving Health Security: Eritrea Launches a National Health Policy